Game of Thrones may not be dead yet, but maybe we should let it go extinct. Why let it rise from the dead and bring others with it as it tramples across the landscape ruining everything in its wake?
The lives of the maladjusted have always been a prime well for comedy, which is why sitcoms have always told the stories of the dysfunctional. These days sitcoms are seen as antiquated, but millennial sitcoms straddle this line between old and new, creating 30-minute stories that are confined to its runtime and based on the plight of the late 20s, early 30s struggling adult.
D’Arcy Carden is having such a career moment that both she and her husband joke that something horrible is about to happen.
There could be many reasons why The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale was canceled, but regardless, it feels like the final nail in the coffin for a TV format that couldn’t compete with the instantaneous nature of online video sharing. It’s all a part of a brand that was best left dead, despite how good or entertaining the effort may have been.
“Each season of the show should feel like some kind of nightmare that you had after reading the original story and half-remembering it.”
Ariela Barer was told that one day she’d be a superhero, although she didn’t believe it at the time. While practicing complex physical movements during a theater class, she said the teacher told them, “You’ve got to get good at this. You guys are the superheroes of the future.”